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Unusual Hotels: Sleeping in a Sewer Pipe

September 20, 2009

Austria Linz’s Sewer Pipe Das Park Hotel Would you pay to sleep in a sewer pipe?  Maybe not.  What if it has the following features:-): Comfortable interiors with full...

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How to Get from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov the Easy and Cheap Way

August 10, 2009

To get to our next destination, Cesky Krumlov in the Bohemia region of Czech Republic from Vienna, we consider a number of routes (see map below): Private shuttle from...

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Dining Experience at Mozartstube – Hard to Breathe and See

August 10, 2009

Dinner @ Vienna Mozartstube One of the benefits of staying in Wombats Hostel was the many guest discounts available at nearby restaurants and attractions e.g. Wombats guest get to...

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Mozart Madness and Public Transport in Vienna

August 7, 2009

In Vienna, you can find Mozart in every imagination incarnation – keyrings, mousepads, tissues and chocolate balls.  Don’t be surprised if a “Mozart” comes up to you on the...

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Magnificent St Stephen’s Cathedral Structure

August 7, 2009

Stephensdom The Gothic Saint Stephen’s Cathedral (Stephensdom) is one of Vienna’s most recognisable structure and is locally known as Steffl (little Stephen), though as you can see from the...

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Yummy Cheese and Curry Sausage in Vienna

August 6, 2009

Würstelstand Am Hoher Markt According to Lonely Planet, there is a sausage stand in Hoher Market that attracts people from all walks of life with its consistently good sausages,...

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Vienna Naschmarkt and Flohmarkt (Flea Market)

August 6, 2009

Naschmarkt The Naschmarkt is a massive market which extends for more than 500m along Linke Wienzelle between U4 stops of Kettenbruckengasse and Karlsplatz.  See the following map to see...

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Best Viennese Chocolate Cake (Sacher Torte) Ever

August 5, 2009

Cafe Sacher – Sacher Torte (Vienna’s Chocolate Cake) Now I finally can answer anyone who asked me “What is the best chocolate cake you had ever tasted?’ – Definitely...

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Quirky Vienna – Opera Toilet, Flak Tower

August 4, 2009

Following up from this morning’s post on the quirky sides of Vienna, I will be sharing with you how Viennese had integrated the Opera culture into even their toilets....

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Quirky Vienna – Hundertwasser House Unique Architecture

August 4, 2009

Today’s posts will highlight some of the quirky sides of Vienna that are usually off the tourist track. Hundertwasser House The Hundertwasser House Vienna is an apartment house in...